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Canadian Pacific Railway Qualified Locomotive Engineer - Port Coquitlam - $30k Signing Bonus in Port Coquitlam, Canada

  • Req ID: 75453

  • Department: Operations West

  • Job Type: Full-Time

  • Position Type: Union

  • Location: Port Coquitlam, BC

  • Deadline to apply: 12/31/2019

QUALIFIED ENGINEERS WILL RECEIVE A $30,000 TOTAL SIGNING BONUS (must commit to working for CP for two years or the signing bonus will be repayable). Current Canadian Pacific employees are not eligible to receive the signing bonus.

Canadian Pacific is a transcontinental railway in Canada and the United States with direct links to major ports on the west and east coasts. CP provides North American customers a competitive rail service with access to key markets in every corner of the globe. CP is growing with its customers, offering a suite of freight transportation services, logistics solutions and supply chain expertise. Visit to see the rail advantages of CP. For more on our purpose, culture, and strategy, visit


A LOCOMOTIVE ENGINEER is responsible for the safe operation of locomotives to provide quality freight transportation service through knowledge and thorough understanding of the operating rules governing train movement.


  • Must currently possess a Class I Locomotive Engineers license;

  • Ability to speak clearly and distinctly over electronic equipment;

  • Must have good color perception;

  • Ability to give and interpret hand signals, read and interpret flags and interlocking signals;

  • Must be available on call, 24 hours per day, 7 days per week including weekends and holidays;

  • Must have adequate transportation to get to and from work;

  • Must wear safety equipment;

  • Must successfully complete CP approved training program and territory qualification;

  • Reading and comprehension skills required to complete paperwork, and read and understand general orders, track bulletins, and applicable Operating Rules;

  • Ability to work outdoors in all types of weather conditions.


  • Flexible and competitive benefits package

  • Competitive company pension plan

  • Annual Fitness Subsidy


Medical Requirements:

CP is committed to the safety and health of its employees and the general public. This position is a safety critical position; all new hires will be required to complete a pre-employment medical that includes a physical, vision, hearing, alcohol and drug audit assessments. A qualification drug test is also required.

Information on Railway Medical Rules can be found at this link:

Background Investigation:

The successful candidate will need to successfully complete the following clearances:

  • Criminal history check

  • Reference check

  • Education verification

CP is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principles of employment equity and inclusion. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals. All applicant information will be managed in accordance with the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act ("PIPEDA").